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Wednesday, December 26, 2007

07-12-26 PHOTOS: SEPTA Mid-Winter Trip VII

SEPTA Mid-Winter Trip VII consisted of an R5 trip to Lansdale, photo layover at Lansdale, R5 to Fern Rock, BSS to Center City, lunch, Rt 11 to Darby CSX grade crossing, Rt 13 special through Darby TC and then back to 30th St, Rt 10 to Girard, Rt 15 to Richmond, photo layover and then Rt 15 back to the MFL.

I don't really think that this trip needs much more preamble so I'll just cut to the photos. Feel free to browse the full gallery at:

Now its time for the ever popular photo tour. Hold onto your hats.

First we'll start with a little housekeeping to keep everyone up to date on the SEPTA RRD Reading Main Line. Here's the new layout at NEWTOWN JCT with an LED home signal displaying *G* for Cab Speed.

...and the same at JENKIN.

...and the recently rebuilt DALE.

Here are some videos of the new JENKIN and CARLMEL interlockings. At least SEPTA kept the Movable Point Diamond at CARMEL.

CSX Yard at Lansdale with GP38-2 #2813 and GP40-2 #6160.

Rude New York City trip participants hogging the mini-high in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 while Silverliner IV #139 stands by.

Train to Doylestown departing from the station track.

Silverliner II #909 laying over at Lansdale.

 S-II #9015 was also in the yard along with Silverliner III #225.